Conference Materials

 

2021 Conference Materials

 

 

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May 14, 2021

2021 STAR-Center Conference

 

2021 STAR-Center Conference Brochure – Final

 

2021 STAR-Center Conference Agenda

 

Instructions for Claiming your Continuing Education Credits-STAR-Center Conference

 

Keynote Address: “Suicide and Suicidal Behavior in Black Youth”

Tami D. Benton, MD, Psychiatrist and Chief, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Frederick Allen Endowed Professor of Psychiatry, The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Benton-Presentation Form-Keynote

Benton PPT – Black Youth and Suicide Risk

 

Keynote Address: “Next Time We’ll Be Ready:  What’s Wrong with School Crisis Preparation Today”

Mary Margaret Kerr, EdD, Professor of Health and Human Development, University of Pittsburgh

Kerr-Presentation Form

Kerr Keynote PPT-Next Time We’ll Be Ready

 

 

SKILL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS

Please note that participants will select two workshops – one from Group 1 and one from Group 2.   

GROUP #1 – 12:45 – 2:00 p.m.

 

A. Workshop Title: Treating Childhood Traumatic Grief with a COVID-19 Focus (Intermediate)

(This workshop is offered in Group 2 as Workshop F)

Judith Cohen, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, Medical Director, AGH Center for Traumatic Stress in Children and Adolescents, Allegheny Health Network and Drexel University College of Medicine

Cohen-Presentation Form

Cohen PPT-Trauma-Focused CBT for Childhood Traumatic Grief

 

B. Workshop Title: Traversing the Transition to College: Assisting Students with Mental Health Concerns. (Intermediate)

Kym Jordan Simmons, Ph.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Carnegie Mellon University

Jordan Simmons-Presentation Form

Jordan Simmons PPT-Traversing the Transition to College-Assisting

Jordan Simmons Handout-Preparation for College and Independent Living

 

C. Workshop Title: Suicidality among Transgender Youth: An Introduction to the Health Sciences Literature and Recommendations for Validating Care (Introductory)             

Brian Thoma, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh, UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital

Thoma-Presentation Form

 

D. Workshop Title: Self-Care and Mindfulness in the School (Intermediate)

Sara Goodyear, MsEd, LPC, NCC, STAR-Center, and A.W. Beattie Career Center

Goodyear-Presentation Form

Goodyear PPT-Self-Care and Mindfulness in the School

Goodyear-Handout-Self-Care and Supports

Goodyear-Handout-Self-Care and Mindfulness Techniques

 

E. Workshop Title: Social Determinants and their Impact on Childhood Mental Health (Introductory)

Paula Marie Powe, M.D., Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Medical Director, Matilda Theiss Early Childhood and School-Based Behavioral Health Center, UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital

Powe-Presentation Form

Powe PPT-Social Determinants of their Effect on Mental Health

 

BREAK – 2:00 to 2:15 p.m.

GROUP #2 – 2:15-3:30 p.m.

 

F. Workshop Title: Treating Childhood Traumatic Grief with a COVID-19 Focus (Intermediate)

(This workshop was offered in Group 1 as Workshop A)

Judith Cohen, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, Medical Director, AGH Center for Traumatic Stress in Children and Adolescents, Allegheny Health Network and Drexel University College of Medicine

Cohen-Presentation Form

Cohen PPT-Trauma-Focused CBT for Childhood Traumatic Grief

 

G. Workshop Title: Autism Spectrum Disorders in Children and Adolescents: Assessment and Treatment Considerations for the School Setting.  (Introductory)

Benjamin L. Handen, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Handen-Presentation Form

Handen PPT-School ASD

 

H. Workshop Title: Approaching Social Anxiety:  Leading an Exposure-Based Group (Intermediate)

  • Christina Kirsch, Psy.D., Licensed Psychologist, Center for Pediatric Neuropsychology

  • Kelsey Johnson, LPC, NCC, Behavioral Health Therapist, STAR-Center, UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital

Kirsch and Johnson-Presentation Form

Kirsch-Johnson PPT-Approaching Social Anxiety

 

I. Workshop Title: Identifying and Responding to Cybervictimization among Adolescents (Introductory)

  • Candice Biernesser, Ph.D., LCSW, Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Pittsburgh

  • Karla Joyce-Good, LSW, MSW, UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital

Biernesser and Good-Presentation Form

Biernesser-Good PPT-Cyberbullying

 

J. Workshop Title: Provider Well-Being: We Need Not Always Be Heroes (Introductory)

Sansea L. Jacobson, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, STAR-Center, Program Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Training, Western Psychiatric Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Jacobson-Presentation Form

Jacobson PPT-Provider Well-Being 

 


For additional information regarding presenters or presentations, please go to
www.starcenter.pitt.edu, or contact Jamey Covaleski @ covaleskijj@upmc.edu.

 

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April 9, 2021
Behavioral Health and Pediatric Primary Care Conference (TiPS)

 

Agenda and accompanying documents: 

TiPS 2021 Agenda

8:00 to 8:15 a.m.                       Sign into Meeting

 

8:15 to 8:30 a.m.                       Introduction to TiPS  –   Abigail Schlesinger, MD

 

8:30 to 9:30 a.m.                       Brief Behavioral Health Interventions for Primary Care Providers
                                                     Abigail Schlesinger, MD, and Colleen Gianneski, LCSW
Schlesinger-Gianneski – Brief Beh. Health Interventions for PCPs-Pres. Form
Schlesinger-Gianneski PPT-Brief Beh. Health Interventions for PCPs

 

9:30 to 9:40 a.m.                       Break

 

9:40 to 10:40 a.m.                     Internalizing Disorders 1
                                                     Abigail Schlesinger, MD, and Kelley Victor, MD
Schlesinger-Victor – Internalizing Disorders-Presentation Form
Schlesinger-Victor PPT 1 – Internalizing Disorders

 

10:40 to 10:50 a.m.                   Break

 

10:50 to 11:50 a.m.                   Internalizing Disorders 2-  Abigail Schlesinger, MD, and Kelley Victor, MD
Schlesinger-Victor PPT 2 – Internalizing Disorders

 

11:50 – 1:00 p.m.                       Lunch

 

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.                          ADHD Medications: Beyond the Basics  –  Rebecca Miller, MD
Miller-ADHD Medications Beyond the Basics-Presentation Form
Miller PPT-ADHD Medications

Two handouts for presentation (downloading/printing recommended)
adhd_med_guide_022020_1434
SSRIHANDOUT

2:00 – 2:10 p. m.                         Break

 

2:10 – 3:10 p.m.                          Internalizing Disorders 3  – Abigail Schlesinger, MD, and Kelley Victor, MD
Schlesinger-Victor PPT 3 – Internalizing Disorders

 

3:10 – 3:20 p.m.                          Break

 

3:20 – 4:20p.m.                           COVID   –  Justin Schreiber, DO
Schreiber – COVID-Presentation Form
Schreiber PPT-COVID 19

4:20 – 4:30 p.m.                          Closing Remarks  –  Abigail Schlesinger, MD

 

4:30                                              Adjournment     

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